Cortez, Durango consider impacts of higher minimum wage

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Cortez, Durango consider impacts of higher minimum wage

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Erika Trevino, server at Stonefish Sushi and More, sets a family up with a table during the lunch rush on Wednesday afternoon.
Patrons enjoy lunch at Stonefish Sushi and More, 16 W. Main St. in Cortez.
Brandon Shirley and Chris Block, co-owners of Three Peaks Deli and Grill, 2411 Main Ave., said they won’t be affected by the increase in the minimum wage to $10.20 an hour, which went into effect New Year’s Day. And when the minimum wage rises again next year, they will look at other options before resorting to price increases.
Hermesman

Cortez, Durango consider impacts of higher minimum wage

Erika Trevino, server at Stonefish Sushi and More, sets a family up with a table during the lunch rush on Wednesday afternoon.
Patrons enjoy lunch at Stonefish Sushi and More, 16 W. Main St. in Cortez.
Brandon Shirley and Chris Block, co-owners of Three Peaks Deli and Grill, 2411 Main Ave., said they won’t be affected by the increase in the minimum wage to $10.20 an hour, which went into effect New Year’s Day. And when the minimum wage rises again next year, they will look at other options before resorting to price increases.
Hermesman
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